secrets royal beach wedding photographer. {laura + jeff}

July 1, 2012

This one time, in their senior High School year, Laura’s dad kicked Jeff out of the house because Jeff broke Laura’s heart – Jeff took interest in another girl after dating Laura for 3 months. Yet somehow, they never lost touch and always had a special connection through their love of house music and the undeniable chemistry between them. Some years later, they reconnected and knew this truly felt right. Jeff proposed only 10 month later, on the dock of a beautiful Ontario lake. He handed Laura a bottle of ‘secret wine’ and when she turned the label, it read ‘Will You Marry Me’… (Needless to say, Laura’s dad loves Jeff now!)

Laura & Jeff are so easygoing and playful, their Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana wedding was a breeze to document. This was our first wedding at Royal Beach and became instant fans of the place. It’s a sister-resort to Now Larimar, but is all-adult and offers much superior dining options. Night’n’day difference in comparison to Now Larimar, actually! Also, the beach is stunning and the service is superb. Oh, and every room is conveniently equipped with a jacuzzi tub!

It was back in High School that Laura knew they would be married on the beach one day. This wedding was a dream come true. Laura & Jeff, we wish you the best and can’t wait to dance it up to Tiesto’s beats somewhere!!

Laura & I are staying in the shade while Rob brings Jeff to the ‘first look’ spot!

We loooove doing the ‘first look.’ Laura & Jeff said afterwards that it really took some pressure off and allowed them to enjoy each other & the day longer. 

Jeff works for Hershey – there’s never a shortage of delicious chocolate in their home. Here’s a little tribute to this guilty pleasure. 

The perfectly overcast sky thinned out beach onlookers right in time for Laura & Jeff’s Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana ceremony. The amazing Pastor Rick York was already booked, but kindly shared his ceremony with the couple’s maid of honour and best man. 

Their poolside reception was intimate and classy, perfect for lounging around & enjoying a fabulous dinner. 

I’m not sure if I’m ever going to get tired of lobster. Secrets Royal Beach had done it justice! 

That wasn’t a goodbye yet. Rob & I came back to hang out with these two the very next day to Rock the Dress on Bavaro beach! 

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  1. Laura

    July 1st, 2012 at 16:14

    Katya – we LOVE LOVE LOVE these and all of our other photos!! I can’t stop looking at them – beautiful. You and Rob make an awesome and talented team!! I sent you an email the other day – we are coming down in November again!

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